No consensus on who is trusted to regulate advertising industry
New York, NY – If advertising is created to sell a product, service or even an idea, it’s helpful if the message is not only clear but also believable to the intended audience. However, only one in five American adults say they trust that advertising is honest in its claims all or most of the time (19%). Rather, a majority say they trust that advertising is sometimes honest in its claims (65%) and just over one in ten say that they never trust that advertising is honest in its claims (13%).
These are some of the findings of a new Adweek Media/ Harris Poll, survey of 2,098 U.S. adults surveyed online between October 5th and 7th, 2010 by Harris Interactive. «Read the rest of this article»
APSU Men’s Football
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University quarterback Trent Caffee continues to show improvement but remains in St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville after suffering a neck injury during the second quarter of Saturday’s loss to Murray State.
The senior quarterback was injured while attempting to scramble for a first down against Murray State. On the play, his helmet was ripped off by a would-be tackler and helmet-less Caffee then had his head slammed into the shoulder pads of a defender before being taken to the turf where his head made contact with the artificial surface.
Austin Peay hopes to have more information when it becomes available.
Clarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.
This weeks highlights include:
APSU Women’s Basketball
Fort Collins, CO – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team will face Valparaiso in a 5:00pm, Friday contest at Beaumont, Texas, in its second game of the Preseason Women’s NIT, the organization announced Saturday night.
Written by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Mark Burrell
“My attitude as a medic is if I can end the evil, the bad stuff the enemy’s doing before they can hurt one of my guys, before I have to do my job, then that’s a good day for everybody,” said Jacobs. “Here in Afghanistan, you go to a combat zone and that’s where you earn the title combat medic. You’re treating causalities that get hit or wounded from enemy shots or explosions.”
Clarksville, TN – Local Realtor, Justin Cory, is the “go to man” for this year’s U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program. Justin is with RE/MAX Executives located at 2130 Wilma Rudolph Blvd. which is the drop off location for toy donations. «Read the rest of this article»
APSU Women’s Cross Country
Birmingham, AL – Freshman Xiamar Richards led Austin Peay State University women’s cross country team at NCAA South Regional Championships, Saturday, at Veterans Park.
Only three Lady Govs made the trip to Birmingham and did not record a team score. Florida State won the meet with 24 points – each of its five scoring runners finishing among the top 10.
Market Commentary by Scott J. Brown, Ph.D., Chief Economist
The economic data calendar was thin. Weekly claims for unemployment insurance benefits fell, but the numbers are normally choppy during this time of year (still, the underlying trend may be edging down due to better seasonal hiring this year). The September trade deficit was a bit narrower than assumed in the advance GDP report. Imports and exports fell sharply during the recession (narrowing the trade deficit considerably) and partly rebounded in the recovery (leading to a resumed widening of the deficit). However, recent figures suggest a flattening in these trends (and perhaps some stabilization in the size of the trade deficit, at least in the near term).
There was much interest ahead of the G-20 meeting (as with any such meeting), but these things always disappoint. The G-20 communiqué suggested no progress on reducing global imbalances or relieving monetary and fiscal policy tensions. The euro weakened on renewed sovereign debt worries (this time focusing mostly on Ireland, where austerity moves have done nothing to instill confidence). «Read the rest of this article»
APSU Men’s Cross Country
Birmingham, AL – Junior Enock Langat finished 49th to lead the Austin Peay State University men’s cross country team at the NCAA South Regional Championships, Saturday, at Veterans Park.
Only four Govs made the trip to the regional meet and did not record a team score. Alabama scored 30 points to win the meet as its first four runners crossing the line among the top 10.
Good morning! Good morning! Good morning! “It is a day that the Lord has made. Let us rejoice and be glad in it.” There is an old song that says, “Every Day with Jesus is Sweeter than the Day Before”. I wonder sometimes why that is true and I’ve come to the conclusion that if I learn a little bit more about Jesus and His character and His love for me that each day does get a little more sweeter.
In a few days my wife will be celebrating her birthday and I might add she gets sweeter each day, (now that ought to get me in good with her). «Read the rest of this article»
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